Colonial Era Philadelphia Waterfront Walking Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    10 A,M or 5:00 PM other times available by arrangement Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Penn's Welcome Park off 2nd Street between Chestnut and Walnut, across from the City Tavern
  • Return Details :
    Center City hotel or Independence Visitor Center
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. This illustrated tour will feature rare images of the waterfront. Learn the history of the waterfront.

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This 2 hour walking tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia.  It begins at Penn's Welcome Park across from the City Tavern.  Meeting at local hotel by prior arrangement is possible, half hour before scheduled tour time
Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. The river was twice as wide and populated with many small islands. This tour will feature many rare images of the 18th Century waterfront. Learn the history of the waterfront.
Tour starts at Penns Welcome Park where you will learn the details of how the original Philadelphia was laid out and the role that the waterfront played in its development.
Tour highlights include
Thomas Bond House
City Tavern
Dock Street
Man Full O' Trouble Tavern
Site of Tun Tavern
Scottish/Irish Immigrant Memorials
 Elfreth's Alley
 William Penn Steps
 Willow Creek site and more.
Formal tour ends at 3rd and Callowhill but group can be accompanied to a local destination nearby such as the Independence Visitor Center.

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees, and handling charge
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel meeting and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Private tour

Exclusions

  • Guide Gratuity(recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Tour covers about 2 miles(3 kilometers) at a very leisurely pace

Tour runs rain or shine.

Children welcomed and not counted against maximum group size.

Operated by a multi-lingual guide (English and German)